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penned the wildly popular "harry potter" series about her next chapter. >>> and it's a secret as closely guarded at the sorcerer's stone. now an exclusive preview of her new book "the casual vacancy" a novel for adults only. >>> good evening. i'm cynthia mcfadden. tonight the food fight sweeping school cafeterias nationwide. it's only been a month since new federal guidelines mandating healthy school lunches went into effect but many students already finding them hard to swallow. cafeteria fare. now calorie-restricted some peop claim their lunch doesn't fill them up. turning to youtube to make their voices heard. here's ab's jim avila. >> reporter: it's a noble effort but an abc news investigation shows the usda's new school lunch guidelines are not going down so well with many kids cross the country. america's public school students protesting the new federal war on child obesity with guidelines promoting smaller portions, fewer calories, less meat or cheese, more fruits and vegetables all aimed to curb obesity. some protests hit the internet in dramatic fashion. like this lunchtime rev
on "world news," our exclusive with the create irv of "harry potter" she cracked the code for what kids want. has she done it again? this time for adults. [ mujahid ] there was a little bit of trepidation, not quite knowing what the next phase was going to be, you know, because you been, you know, this is what you had been doing. you know, working, working, working, working, working, working. and now you're talking about, well you know, i won't be, and i get the chance to spend more time with my wife and my kids. it's my world. that's my world. ♪ that's my world. and every day since, two years ago, the people of bp made a commitment to the gulf. we've worked hard to keep it. bp has paid over twenty-three billion dollars to help people and businesses who were affected, and to cover cleanup costs. today, the beaches and gulf are open for everyone to enjoy -- and many areas are reporting their best tourism seasons in years. we've shared what we've learned with governments and across the industry so we can all produce energy more safely. i want you to know, there's another commitment bp takes
the author has. harry potter as an adult. >>> we'll take a look at time lapse photography. notice a decent amount of clouds. it's a nice shot downtown. it's muggy. it's mild, certainly not feeling like lake september, early october. 76 in town. 64% humidity. that's what you're feeling. made it up to 1 at bwi. 83 degrees in dulles, but this is a really impressive stat. easton was close to 80. more sun to the south and east. more clouds to the north and west. 76 right now. 81 degrees in dulles. 79 toward frederick. 73 toward dover where you're getting air off the atlantic. moisture levels are also up. so that's an indication we have muggy air on top of us. 73 degrees. it's a mild nighttime temperature of 69. a pair of sixes with scattered showers. things will recover and we'll see sunshine tomorrow afternoon. clear overhead. toward the west, that's where things are starting to go downhill. frederick will get a downpour of rain and powerful storms over northern virginia, moving through leesburg over the next 35 to 45 minutes. severe thunderstorm warning. they have been nasty the last several
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. >>> the world of children's books on fire with harry potter and his magical world. her new book is much more down to earth. >> "casual vacancy" is the name. and it goes on sale today. and "nightline's" cynthia mcfadden got an early look. >> reporter: books. movies. >> you're a wizard, harry. >> i'm a what? >> reporter: merchandise. a theme park. the harry potter universe, j.k. rowling's creation, has spell bound millions. now, rowling has left her wizarding world behind for an adult novel called "the casual vacancy." you've gone from the ultimate fantasy to the ultimate reality. >> i've gone from dragons and unicorns and all the fun that's involved in writing that, to a book that intensely personal. that expresses a lot of my reality. >> reporter: rowling insists the book is not a memoir. but she did draw on the darker times of her life to craft her characters. >> we have an adult character in the book who has obsessive compulsive disorder. these are things i know from the inside. yeah. >> reporter: the ocd part of it, as well? >> when i was in my teens i had issues with ocd. >> reporter: ho
, by the way. >>> the celebrated author in the harry potter phenomenon, out with an adult novel. i should say a novel for adults. j.k. rowling. >> thank you, george. she's talking to cynthia mcfadden. >>> we have "modern family," taking over "gma." all week. today. >> it's emmy winner julie bowen. she's here. and i understand, so is her emmy dress. we can distusz that couture gown. >> chartreuse took over the red carpet. >> are you playing a drinking game with chartreuse? >> we've got to commit. that's all. >>> a lot coming up. we have to shift gears right now. a story we've been following out of georgia. a bizarre murder trial, where a convicted stalker is defending himself against charges that he murdered the roommate of his stalking target. waseem daker called his first witness yesterday. and steve osunsami is covering it from the courthouse. >> about your son, nick? i'm sorry i have to ask that, sir. do you need a minute? >> of course, not. >> reporter: in this crowded georgia courtroom, there were more tears tuesday, this time from the ex-husband of karmen smith, the flight attendant pol
is more reality though than fantasy. quite a departure from harry potter series. interesting back story on her and kind of what motivated newt book. kind of cool, hear from miss rowling. news breaking overnight, professional nfl referees will be back in the game tonight. thank you, lord. the league reached an agreement with the refs late last night. the lockout is over. >> since that outrageous call monday night in seattle. we begin our coverage with abc's dan harris. >> reporter: that late game debacle, hail mary, scramble in the end zone and two replacement refs each making totally different calls. >> this is comical to me. >> the call on the field stand. touchdown. the game is over. >> reporter: the touchdown that really looked like an interception. but let seattle beat green bay. it infuriated everybody from the announcers to the fans to the players. and even briefly united president obama and republican vp candidate paul ryan. >> give me a break. >> reporter: it appears to be what finally brought the powerful nfl owners and referees' union to this deal arrived at after a marathon n
gotten officials saying they want a recount this morning. >>> and she's known for her harry potter book series, but the new audience jk rollings is hoping to draw in with her latest novel. you disgust me. prove it. enough is enough. d-con baits are specially formulated to kill in one feeding. guaranteed. d-con. get out. >>> they've worked hard for years and now you think the elderly would be able to sit back and enjoy their retirement without any worries. >> there's a scam out there targeting seniors that could leave their bank accounts out risk. >>> and many of you will be looking for the ghost cot tombs and retailers are excited -- costumes and retailers are excited this year. >>> and i'll tell you if you need to take the rain gear to the ravens game. >>> there are no delays on the beltway. we have a new crash on 95. i'll have all the details coming up on good morning maryland. >>> thank for staying with us on this thursday. id thieves targeting seniors, a new scam that's leaving some social security recipients short on cash. those thieves are getting their hands on personal informati
the findings from the curiosity rover. >>> we also have the wildly popular harry potter series is growing up. jk rollings book exclusively for adults hits stores today. >>> one of the big questions on the november ballot this year is going to be what they call the maryland dream acts. >> it would help undocumented immigrants go to college on instate tuition rates. and high schoolers are knocking on doors helping to drum up support for the dream act. >> our students are passionate about the dream act because they believe and we believe that every child this maryland deserves a high quality education. >> opponents of the measure say that illegal immigrants should not be allowed to pay instate tuition because they're not legal citizens. >> if you receive social security benefits or any kind of that, we'll talk about a new target that scams people who get those benefit thes. >>> and we'll have some of the biggest orioles fans, the kids. we'll hear from them when good morning maryland continues. >>> the orioles came back with a vengeance last night against the toronto blue jays crushing them 12-2
begin with our abc news exclusive with j.k. rowling, the writer who brought us, of course, harry potter. and now, her first book for adults is already a hit. it's called "the casual vacancy." and abc's cynthia mcfadden went all the way to scotland to visit the very usually private writer for a very intimate interview. >> good morning, amy. i started out worried to tell you the truth. it was so intense the book. we had to read the man script pages in the offices. but it was all okay when we got to meet j.k. rowling. her novel is already becoming a blockbuster. it's number one on amazon.com before going on sale today. before anyone really knows much about what's in it. you're going to get your own first look from the author herself, right now. >> harry potter, confront your fate. >> reporter: it's been years since the last har potter movie was released. five years since the last book. but the interest in harry potter's creator has not died down. especially as her new non-harry novel goes on sale. i'm holding the only copy of the book in scotland, i understand. this is so rare. i read the
that. >> that's right. we have the exclusive interview with j.k. rowling from harry potter with her first adult book. >> and the first couple booted from "dancing with the stars," the all-star edition. >> we heard what wendy williams had to say about that. your predictions, goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! >> what's going on over there? >> the ostrich pillow makes another appearance. >> that's ghastly. thanks for watching. only five more. that means three. >> four seconds, guys. >>> good morning i am megan pringle. >> i am charlee crowson. keep a close eye on your cars. more than 1300 dollars in electronics jewelry and other items were snatched from cars parked in driveways. >> one car had tires slashed and also a convertible roof was cut so far police say no sus sneak elijah cummings cohosting a voter registration at coppin state university. part of the national voter registration day. >> that rally starts at 3 and it is happening this evening as well. time for a check on your weather here's meteorologist lynette charles. >> good morning. and mount airy looks beautiful. i challenge
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